It’s show #495 for January 27th, 2021. On today’s show we’re talking about how our concept of a “dream shop” can change over the years.
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Main Topic: Dream Shop is a Moving Target
The concept of a dream shop is an ever changing one. 10 years ago what you thought would be perfect is likely to be entirely different today. The guys talk about how their shops have changed over the years and what the perfect shop would look like to them today.
Emails and Voicemails
- Daniel has a suggestion for our caller with a rental property wanting to make his own wood shop
- Tim wants to build a pulley lifted outfeed table
- Jack asks what the woodworking equivalent of “fish or cut bait” should be.
- Chris wonders whether local woodworking groups could supplant internet woodworking
- Marc wants to know our origin stories
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